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In Kansas, Leavenworth's ordinance against hogs running wild in the streets comes into effect

Leavenworth, Kansas, 1867
04/22/1861
The Leavenworth City Council had a week before announced that the city ordinance forbidding hogs from running wild in the streets of the city would be vigorously enforced.  The City Marshal began full enforcement of the low on this day.  One local newspaper stated, " A well ordered city is no place for swine.  Those persons who will continue to raise hogs for gain, within the city limits, must hereafter do it on their own premises, and at their own expense." (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
 "The Hog Law," Leavenworth (KS) Daily Times, April 14, 1861, p. 3.

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